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The Science Fiction and Fantasy Fiction Collection


The Science Fiction and Fantasy Fiction Collection is comprised of public domain books contributed by The Charles E. Young Research Library Department of Special Collections at UCLA from the Nitka Collection of Fantastic Fiction. Other contributions are from the University of Toronto and the University of California at Berkeley.

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    Flatland : A Romance of many Dimensions
    (details | read it)

    by Edwin Abbott Abbott (1838-1926)
    Published in 1884
    Tarzan Series by Edgar Rice Burroughs
    Fantasy Adventures
    Tales of Horror and Suspense
    • The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson (details | read it)
    • The Island of Dr. Moreau: A Possibility by H. G. Wells (details | read it)
    • Frankenstein; or, the Modern Prometheus (details | read it)
    • Alraune, die Geschichte eines lebenden Wesens by Hanns Heinz Ewers (details | read it)
    Many books sponsored by Microsoft, and contributed by University of California Libraries, The Charles E. Young Research Library Department of Special Collections at UCLA and others.

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    6
    Socialism
    5
    United States -- Social conditions
    5
    World War, 1914-1918
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    Social problems
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    Voyages and travels
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    The Science Fiction and Fantasy Fiction Collection
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    American Libraries
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    California Digital Library
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    Canadian Libraries
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    University of Toronto - Robarts Library
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    wells, h. g. (herbert george), 1866-1946
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    verne, jules, 1828-1905
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    burroughs, edgar rice, 1875-1950
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    haggard, h. rider (henry rider), 1856-1925
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    stockton, frank richard, 1834-1902
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    blackwood, algernon, 1869-1951
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    University of Toronto - John M. Kelly Library
    by Abbott, Edwin Abbott, 1838-1926
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    New York Public Library
    by Verne, Jules, 1828-1905
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    Topic: Voyages around the world
    University of Toronto - Robarts Library
    by Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft, 1797-1851
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    With: Frankenstein, or, The modern Prometheus / by the author of The last man, Perkin Warbeck, &c. &c. London : H. Colburn and R. Bentley, 1831
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    University of Toronto - Robarts Library
    by Wells, H. G. (Herbert George), 1866-1946
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    comment 0
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    California Digital Library
    by Frankau, Julia, 1864-1916
    texts
    eye 20,721
    favorite 3
    comment 1
    Spec. Coll. copy is part of a collection (Collection 1605). To page this item, use the collection record; to find the collection record, search the title: Nitka collection of fantastic fiction. Item is in box 71. Purchase, Zeitlin & Ver Brugge Booksellers, 1967
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    California Digital Library
    by Wells, H. G. (Herbert George), 1866-1946
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    comment 1
    favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
    Topic: World History
    California Digital Library
    by Verne, Jules, 1828-1905
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    eye 17,810
    favorite 8
    comment 0
    University of Toronto - Robarts Library
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    eye 13,576
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    California Digital Library
    by Verne, Jules, 1828-1905
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    University of Toronto - Robarts Library
    by Twain, Mark, 1835-1910
    texts
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    Fisher copy: Dated in ms on inside front cover: Dec. 12/[18]89. With decorated end papers
    California Digital Library
    by Burroughs, Edgar Rice, 1875-1950
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    eye 10,952
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    favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
    University of Toronto - Robarts Library
    by Wells, H. G. (Herbert George), 1866-1946
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    Topic: World history
    New York Public Library
    by Aesop; Vernon Jones, V. S. (Vernon Stanley); Rackham, Arthur, 1867-1939, ill
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    eye 8,255
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    comment 0
    Topic: Fables
    University of Toronto - Robarts Library
    by Burroughs, Edgar Rice, 1875-1950
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    University of Toronto - Robarts Library
    by Doyle, Arthur Conan, Sir, 1859-1930
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    New York Public Library
    by Grimm, Jacob, 1785-1863; Grimm, Wilhelm, 1786-1859; Bell, R. Anning, ill
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    A collection of forty-nine tales by the Grimm brothers
    Topics: Fairy tales, Folklore -- Germany
    California Digital Library
    by Verne, Jules, 1828-1905; Horne, Charles F. (Charles Francis), 1870-1942
    texts
    eye 6,266
    favorite 7
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    v. 1. Jules Verne. A drama in the air. The watch's soul. A winter on the ice. The pearl of Lima. The mutineers. Five weeks in a balloon. v. 2. A trip to the center of the earth. Adventures of Captain Hatteras: The English at the North pole.--v. 3. Adventures of Captain Hatteras: The desert of ice. A trip from the earth to the moon.--v. 4. In search of castaways: South America, Australia, New Zealand.-- v. 5. Twenty thousand leagues under the sea. The mysterious island: Dropped from the...
    New York Public Library
    by Swift, Jonathan, 1667-1745; 1878-1953, ill
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    The voyages of an Englishman carry him to various strange lands, including a land of tiny people and a land of giants
    Topic: Fantasy
    California Digital Library
    by Burroughs, Edgar Rice, 1875-1950
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    Topic: Tarzan (Fictitious character) -- Fiction
    New York Public Library
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    University of Toronto - Scarborough
    by Wells, H. G. (Herbert George), 1866-1946
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    University of Toronto - Robarts Library
    by Burroughs, Edgar Rice, 1875-1950
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    California Digital Library
    by Wells, H. G. (Herbert George), 1866-1946
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    Topics: National characteristics, American, United States -- Social conditions
    California Digital Library
    by Wells, H. G. (Herbert George), 1866-1946
    texts
    eye 4,784
    favorite 1
    comment 0
    Topic: Philosophy
    Topic: War games
    California Digital Library
    by Verne, Jules, 1828-1905
    texts
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    California Digital Library
    by Burroughs, Edgar Rice, 1875-1950
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    Topic: Tarzan (Fictitious character)
    California Digital Library
    by Burroughs, Edgar Rice, 1875-1950
    texts
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    University of Toronto - Robarts Library
    by Wells, H. G. (Herbert George), 1866-1946
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    Topic: Utopias
    University of Toronto - Robarts Library
    by Wells, H. G. (Herbert George), 1866-1946
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    University of Toronto - Robarts Library
    by Verne, Jules, 1828-1905
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    Topics: Discoveries in geography, Voyages and travels, Explorers
    California Digital Library
    by Burroughs, Edgar Rice, 1875-1950; St. John, James Allen, 1872-1957, ill
    texts
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    Spec. Coll. copy is part of a collection (Collection 1605). To page this item, use the collection record; to find the collection record, search the title: Nitka collection of fantastic fiction. Item is in box 33. Dust jacket (Grosset & Dunlap), publisher's black cloth, stamped in gilt. Purchase, Zeitlin & Ver Brugge Booksellers, 1967
    Topic: Tarzan (Fictitious character)
    University of Toronto - Robarts Library
    by Ewers, Hanns Heinz, 1871-1943
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    California Digital Library
    by Verne, Jules, 1828-1905; Kingston, William Henry Giles, 1814-1880; Lippincott, J. B., 19th cent
    texts
    eye 3,288
    favorite 0
    comment 0
    Topics: Bounty (Ship), Mutiny -- Fiction
    University of Toronto - Robarts Library
    by Burroughs, Edgar Rice, 1875-1950
    texts
    eye 3,264
    favorite 1
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    University of Toronto - Robarts Library
    by Burroughs, Edgar Rice, 1875-1950
    texts
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    favorite 1
    comment 0
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    California Digital Library
    by Flammarion, Camille, 1842-1925
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    Spec. Coll. copy is part of a collection (Collection 1605). Item is in box 70. Publisher's quarter green cloth, grey cloth, stamped in gilt. Purchase, Zeitlin & Ver Brugge Booksellers, 1967
    California Digital Library
    by Colville, William Wilberforce Juvenal, 1862-1917
    texts
    eye 2,940
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    comment 0
    Spec. Coll. copy is part of a collection (Collection 1605). To page this item, use the collection record; to find the collection record, search the title: Nitka collection of fantastic fiction. Item is in box 45. Purchase, Zeitlin & Ver Brugge Booksellers, 1967
    University of Toronto - Robarts Library
    by Wells, H. G. (Herbert George), 1866-1946
    texts
    eye 2,840
    favorite 1
    comment 0
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    California Digital Library
    by Thomas, Augustus, 1857-1934
    texts
    eye 2,834
    favorite 4
    comment 1
    Spec. Coll. copy is part of a collection (Collection 1605). To page this item, use the collection record; to find the collection record, search the title: Nitka collection of fantastic fiction. Item is in box 183. Publisher's grey cloth, printed in grey, stamped in brown and orange. Purchase, Zeitlin & Ver Brugge Booksellers, 1967
    favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
    University of Toronto - Robarts Library
    by Verne, Jules, 1828-1905
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    eye 2,830
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    favorite ( 1 reviews )
    University of Toronto - John M. Kelly Library
    by Wells, H. G. (Herbert George), 1866-1946
    texts
    eye 2,743
    favorite 1
    comment 0
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    Topic: World War, 1914-1918
    University of Toronto - Robarts Library
    by Verne, Jules, 1828-1905
    texts
    eye 2,683
    favorite 0
    comment 0
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    Topics: Discoveries in geography, Voyages and travels, Explorers
    California Digital Library
    by Burroughs, Edgar Rice, 1875-1950
    texts
    eye 2,650
    favorite 1
    comment 0
    Spec. Coll. copy is part of a collection (Collection 1605). To page this item, use the collection record; to find the collection record, search the title: Nitka collection of fantastic fiction. Item is in box 32. Publisher's red cloth, stamped in black. Publisher's advertisements: 31 p. at end. Purchase, Zeitlin & Ver Brugge Booksellers, 1967
    University of Toronto - Robarts Library
    by Wells, H. G. (Herbert George), 1866-1946
    texts
    eye 2,624
    favorite 3
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    California Digital Library
    by Wells, H. G. (Herbert George), 1866-1946
    texts
    eye 2,581
    favorite 0
    comment 2
    favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
    University of Toronto - Robarts Library
    by Burroughs, Edgar Rice, 1875-1950
    texts
    eye 2,531
    favorite 0
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    New York Public Library
    by Milne, A. A. (Alan Alexander), 1882-1956; Robinson, Charles, ill
    texts
    eye 2,441
    favorite 6
    comment 0
    A fantasy of the far off days of King Merriwig and how he finally weds the Countess Belvane thus providing the Princess Hyacinth with a mother
    Topics: Fantasy, Kings and rulers
    University of Toronto - Robarts Library
    by Burroughs, Edgar Rice, 1875-1950
    texts
    eye 2,423
    favorite 1
    comment 0
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    University of Toronto - Robarts Library
    by Wells, H. G. (Herbert George), 1866-1946
    texts
    eye 2,414
    favorite 0
    comment 0
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    Topics: Education, Higher, Sociology
    University of Toronto - Robarts Library
    texts
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    favorite 1
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    Topic: Socialism
    "List of works consulted": p. 298-302
    Topics: Blavatsky, H. P. (Helena Petrovna), 1831-1891, Spiritualism, Theosophy
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    Topic: World history
    California Digital Library
    by Verne, Jules, 1828-1905; Horne, Charles F. (Charles Francis), 1870-1942
    texts
    eye 2,319
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    v. 1. Jules Verne. A drama in the air. The watch's soul. A winter on the ice. The pearl of Lima. The mutineers. Five weeks in a balloon. v. 2. A trip to the center of the earth. Adventures of Captain Hatteras: The English at the North pole.--v. 3. Adventures of Captain Hatteras: The desert of ice. A trip from the earth to the moon.--v. 4. In search of castaways: South America, Australia, New Zealand.-- v. 5. Twenty thousand leagues under the sea. The mysterious island: Dropped from the...
    California Digital Library
    by Verne, Jules, 1828-1905
    texts
    eye 2,316
    favorite 0
    comment 0
    University of Toronto - Robarts Library
    by Burroughs, Edgar Rice, 1875-1950
    texts
    eye 2,286
    favorite 0
    comment 0
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    California Digital Library
    by Brady, Cyrus Townsend, 1861-1920
    texts
    eye 2,221
    favorite 0
    comment 0
    Spec. Coll. copy is part of a collection (Collection 1605). To page this item, use the collection record; to find the collection record, search the title: Nitka collection of fantastic fiction. Item is in box 25. Purchase, Zeitlin & Ver Brugge Booksellers, 1967
    California Digital Library
    by Blackwood, Algernon, 1869-1951
    texts
    eye 2,220
    favorite 3
    comment 0
    Spec. Coll. copy is part of a collection (Collection 1605). To page this item, use the collection record; to find the collection record, search the title: Nitka collection of fantastic fiction. Item is in box 20. Purchase, Zeitlin & Ver Brugge Booksellers, 1967
    University of Toronto - Robarts Library
    by Wells, H. G. (Herbert George), 1866-1946
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    eye 2,217
    favorite 1
    comment 0
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    Topics: Voyages and travels, Discoveries in geography, Explorers
    University of Toronto - Robarts Library
    by Wells, H. G. (Herbert George), 1866-1946
    texts
    eye 2,154
    favorite 0
    comment 1
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    favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
    California Digital Library
    by Blackwood, Algernon, 1869-1951; Wilson, Wilfred
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    eye 2,141
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    The wolves of God.--Chinese magic.--Running Wolf.--First hate.--The tarn of sacrifice.--The valley of the beasts.--The call.--Egyptian sorcery.--The decoy.--The man who found out.--The empty sleeve.--Wireless confusion.--Confession.--The lane that ran east and west.--"Vengeance is mine."
    California Digital Library
    by Jókai, Mór, 1825-1904
    texts
    eye 2,116
    favorite 0
    comment 0
    Spec. Coll. copy is part of a collection (Collection 1605). To page this item, use the collection record; to find the collection record, search the title: Nitka collection of fantastic fiction. Item is in box 107. Purchase, Zeitlin & Ver Brugge Booksellers, 1967
    California Digital Library
    by Graham, Sarah Melissa Cary Downing
    texts
    eye 2,060
    favorite 0
    comment 0
    Spec. Coll. copy is part of a collection (Collection 1605). To page this item, use the collection record; to find the collection record, search the title: Nitka collection of fantastic fiction. Item is in box 80. Publisher's blue cloth, stamped in black, white, and gilt. Purchase, Zeitlin & Ver Brugge Booksellers, 1967
    Topics: Toltecs, Mexico -- Fiction
    California Digital Library
    by Le Queux, William, 1864-1927
    texts
    eye 2,015
    favorite 0
    comment 0
    Spec. Coll. copy is part of a collection (Collection 1605). To page this item, use the collection record; to find the collection record, search the title: Nitka collection of fantastic fiction. Item is in box 117. Purchase, Zeitlin & Ver Brugge Booksellers, 1967
    Music - University of Toronto
    by Verne, Jules, 1828-1905
    texts
    eye 1,980
    favorite 0
    comment 0
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    E.J. Pratt Library
    by Wells, H. G. (Herbert George), 1866-1946
    texts
    eye 1,975
    favorite 2
    comment 0
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    Topic: World history
    University of Toronto - Robarts Library
    by Verne, Jules, 1828-1905
    texts
    eye 1,926
    favorite 1
    comment 0
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    California Digital Library
    by Verne, Jules, 1828-1905; Horne, Charles F. (Charles Francis), 1870-1942
    texts
    eye 1,921
    favorite 3
    comment 0
    v. 1. Jules Verne. A drama in the air. The watch's soul. A winter on the ice. The pearl of Lima. The mutineers. Five weeks in a balloon. v. 2. A trip to the center of the earth. Adventures of Captain Hatteras: The English at the North pole.--v. 3. Adventures of Captain Hatteras: The desert of ice. A trip from the earth to the moon.--v. 4. In search of castaways: South America, Australia, New Zealand.-- v. 5. Twenty thousand leagues under the sea. The mysterious island: Dropped from the...
    California Digital Library
    texts
    eye 1,920
    favorite 2
    comment 0
    Spec. Coll. copy is part of a collection (Collection 1605). To page this item, use the collection record; to find the collection record, search the title: Nitka collection of fantastic fiction. Item is in box 58. Purchase, Zeitlin & Ver Brugge Booksellers, 1967
    Topic: Ghosts
    California Digital Library
    by Verne, Jules, 1828-1905; Horne, Charles F. (Charles Francis), 1870-1942
    texts
    eye 1,903
    favorite 3
    comment 0
    v. 1. Jules Verne. A drama in the air. The watch's soul. A winter on the ice. The pearl of Lima. The mutineers. Five weeks in a balloon. v. 2. A trip to the center of the earth. Adventures of Captain Hatteras: The English at the North pole.--v. 3. Adventures of Captain Hatteras: The desert of ice. A trip from the earth to the moon.--v. 4. In search of castaways: South America, Australia, New Zealand.-- v. 5. Twenty thousand leagues under the sea. The mysterious island: Dropped from the...
    University of Toronto - Robarts Library
    by Verne, Jules, 1828-1905
    texts
    eye 1,878
    favorite 1
    comment 0
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    University of Toronto - Robarts Library
    by Wells, H. G. (Herbert George), 1866-1946
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